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BELLEW, Christopher D. (1763-1826) -- A Catalogue of the Mount Bellew Library, 1814. Dublin: Printed at the Hibernia Press Office, Temple-Lane, by James Cumming and Co., 1814.
4o (262 x 203 mm). Contemporary half vellum and marbled paper boards, original plain vellum paper wrappers bound in (some light rubbing, paper boards slightly splitting along the vellum joint). Provenance: John Dillon (presentation inscription "To John Dillon Esqr. with the most sincere affection of the Proprietor" on original wrapper).
The second privately printed catalogue of Bellew's library, printed one year after the first catalogue, of which only 15 copies were printed. The library contained mainly books published between 1770 and 1830 and was formed by Bellew between 1800 and 1830.
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